Monthly Archives: June 2016

Rejoice In This.

Being Christian is never just you and God. To truly be a follower of Jesus is obey his charge to be his ambassadors going out in pairs. The one Jesus sends never goes alone. First you have a partner and … Continue reading

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His Face was Set

Rev. Don Elly, M. Div.  Twice Luke repeats that Jesus’ face is set, so it is obviously important to him that Jesus has a purpose in mind along with a destination. In fact the destination of Jerusalem is why Jesus … Continue reading

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Finding Faith

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. One of the most revealing, transforming gifts of Jesus is the ability to identify faith in action in people or places where nobody else would think to look. As I read the Old Testament lesson … Continue reading

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Healing “Legion”

Rev Don Elly, M.Div. What a remarkable episode in Jesus’ ministry described by Luke. It is one that raises more questions, but pondering it provides a clear picture of who Jesus is and what God is doing through him. First … Continue reading

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Face to face with Death​​​​​​

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Close your eyes, picture Jesus and the disciples on the road from Capernaum. Jesus, after being approached by Jewish Elders of the synagogue there, bearing witness to the Centurion’s care for them, heals the soldier’s … Continue reading

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